Sperm count is 50 percent lower in father's son who smokes

[ad_1] Studies have repeatedly linked mothers who smoke during pregnancy with reduced sperm counts in male offspring. Now a research team at Lund University in Sweden has found that, despite nicotine exposure from mothers, men whose fathers smoke during pregnancy have half as much sperm as non-smoking fathers. The study was conducted on 104 Swedish … Read more

China's gene-edit baby claims provoked anger

[ad_1] Scientists and bioethics have reacted in shock, angry and wary of the claims of a Chinese researcher that he helped make the first genetically edited babies in the world. He Jiankui from the South China University of Science and Technology said he changed the DNA of twin girls born earlier this month to try … Read more

Idaho Potato Commission names 3 E. Idaho officers

[ad_1] Pictured left to right: Todd Cornelison, Dan Nakamura, and Brett Jensen Pictured left to right: Todd Cornelison, Dan Nakamura, and Brett Jensen BOISE, Idaho (KIFI / KIDK) – Two local men have been appointed to new positions on the Idaho Potato Commission. Shipper Todd Potatoes in Rexburg and Brett Jensen grower from Idaho Falls … Read more

Toddlers may sleep better in age until age 3

[ad_1] By Carolyn Crist / Reuters Health Parents who wait to start the crib-to-bed transition until toddlers are 3 years old may find that both they and their children get better sleep, researchers say.In a survey of parents and caregivers of five countries, those who delayed the transition from crib to bed were more likely … Read more

measles vaccine: The Measles vaccine campaign kicks off | Noida News

[ad_1] NOIDA: The health department on Monday kicked off the central government's free immunization program for Measles-Rubella, which will cover over six hundred children across the district. For the campaign, 184 teams have been formed across the district to administer the vaccine between nine months to 15 years of age. India, along with ten WHO … Read more

Sleep deprivation can damage your child's health

[ad_1] DO YOU think your child will never sleep again after experiencing problems during their childhood? Do you think you wake up late in the morning and your nightmare will stop? Are your elementary school children back to sleep problems? Is your teen tired every morning because of lack of sleep? These problems are unusual, … Read more

Chinese Scientist Claims World 's First Genetically Modified Babies

[ad_1] HONG KONG — A Chinese scientist who has produced the world’s first genetically modified babies, stirring alarms among doctors who color such experiments with Nicolas DNA editing technology too many health and ethical risks. He Jiankui, an associate professor at Shenzhen-based Southern University of Science and Technology, said that he was designed to resist … Read more